More than 51,000 finches were trapped and kept in captivity during past season, BirdLife says
Despite over 2,600 registered trapping sites last autumn, BirdLife Malta found that many trapping sites were operating illegally, with some only becoming registered with the Wild...
MEPs vote in law binding member states to restore degraded EU ecosystems
EPP votes against nature restoration deal, but Nationalist MEP David Casa breaks ranks
Frogs under pressure from illegally released invasive species at Chadwick Lakes

Chadwick Lakes is a protected valley and off-roading, walking on the valley bed, introducing alien species and the capture of tadpoles are prohibited •...

Chadwick Lakes is a protected valley and off-roading,...

How do birds manage their arduous flight to Europe? A webinar for nature lovers

Find out where best on the Maltese Islands to view harriers and falcons, where to observe the movements of waders, herons, and egrets, and how birds fuel and...

Find out where best on the Maltese Islands to view harriers...

Maltese freshwater crabs now close to becoming extinct

University of Malta present red list fiche for Maltese Freshwater crab...

University of Malta present red list fiche for Maltese...

Malta airport monitors air quality with 750,000 bees in airfield apiary

Two airside areas covering around 150 square metres have been transformed into bee-friendly habitats

Two airside areas covering around 150 square metres have...

Enjoying bird migration | Desirée Falzon

Bird migration is that spectacular journey many birds make

Bird migration is that spectacular journey many birds make

Firearms seized by police as BirdLife film child shooting bird in Mizieb

BirdLife did not name the man in the footage, but said he is a close relative of a high-ranking Federation for Hunting and Conservation (FKNK)...

BirdLife did not name the man in the footage, but said...

Whales in the Mediterranean: more common than you think

Biologist Alan Deidun explains why whales in the Mediterranean are more common...

Biologist Alan Deidun explains why whales in the...

BirdLife Malta receiving non-stop reports of illegal hunting

One of the latest victims to be photographed is an Osprey with evident blood...

One of the latest victims to be photographed is an Osprey...

Illegal hunting of turtle-doves dominates start of spring hunting season

BirdLife Malta raises the alarm less than a week since the spring hunting season was opened, and illegal hunting is already rampant

BirdLife Malta raises the alarm less than a week since the...

Spring hunting is wrong for more than one reason

To allow hunters out with guns on public land during a pandemic that is forcing...

To allow hunters out with guns on public land during a...

Migration of ducks, the harbingers of spring | Charles Coleiro

The first significant passage of birds heading north takes place between...

The first significant passage of birds heading north takes...

[IN PICTURES] The glorious months of spring bird migration

Bird migration is without doubt one of the most spectacular events in a...

Bird migration is without doubt one of the most spectacular...

BirdLife files judicial protest against government: spring hunting season cannot be opened

BirdLife says low catch data is not enough for government to derogate from EU ban on spring hunting

BirdLife says low catch data is not enough...

French bird trapping debacle in EU court could have Malta effect

A European Court of Justice decision on bird trapping in France could have an...

A European Court of Justice decision on bird trapping in...

[WATCH] Poachers shoot down Black Kite on its way north for breeding season

“Proof of the rampant illegal hunting taking place across Malta unfortunately is no exception but the norm,” says BirdLife CEO Mark Sultana

“Proof of the rampant illegal hunting taking place...

Hunting and trapping illegalities mar spring bird migration

The start of the spring bird migration over Malta is mired...

The start of the spring bird migration over Malta is...

Fake breeders stealing trapped birds to sell them as captive-bred specimens

The Committee Against Bird Slaughter says last week six severe infringements were reported to the Environmental Protection Unit 

The Committee Against Bird Slaughter says last...

Spring hunting season will allow hunters to shoot protected birds - BirdLife Malta

"Malta will have to again face the EU on this," the BirdLife Malta CEO said

"Malta will have to again face the EU on this,"...